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The Resource A mind at play : how Claude Shannon invented the information age, Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman

A mind at play : how Claude Shannon invented the information age, Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman

Label
A mind at play : how Claude Shannon invented the information age
Title
A mind at play
Title remainder
how Claude Shannon invented the information age
Statement of responsibility
Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The life and times of one of the foremost intellects of the twentieth century: Claude Shannon--the architect of the Information Age, whose insights stand behind every computer built, email sent, video streamed, and webpage loaded"--From publisher description
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Soni, Jimmy
Dewey number
  • 003/.54092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QA29.S423
LC item number
S66 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Goodman, Rob
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shannon, Claude Elwood
  • Mathematicians
  • Electrical engineers
  • Information theory
Target audience
adult
Label
A mind at play : how Claude Shannon invented the information age, Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-346) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gaylord -- Ann Arbor -- The room-sized brain -- MIT -- A decidedly unconventional type of youngster -- Cold Spring Harbor -- The labs -- Princeton -- Fire control -- A six-day workweek -- The unspeakable system -- Turing -- Manhattan -- The utter dark -- From intelligence to information -- The bomb -- Building a bandwagon -- Mathematical intentions, honorable and otherwise -- Wiener -- A transformative year -- TMI -- "We urgently need the assistance of Dr. Claude E. Shannon" -- The man-machines -- The game of kings -- Constructive dissatisfaction -- Professor Shannon -- Inside information -- A gadgeteer's paradise -- Peculiar motions -- Kyoto -- The illness -- Aftershocks
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xv, 366 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781476766690
Lccn
2016050944
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn962009552
  • (OCoLC)962009552
Label
A mind at play : how Claude Shannon invented the information age, Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-346) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gaylord -- Ann Arbor -- The room-sized brain -- MIT -- A decidedly unconventional type of youngster -- Cold Spring Harbor -- The labs -- Princeton -- Fire control -- A six-day workweek -- The unspeakable system -- Turing -- Manhattan -- The utter dark -- From intelligence to information -- The bomb -- Building a bandwagon -- Mathematical intentions, honorable and otherwise -- Wiener -- A transformative year -- TMI -- "We urgently need the assistance of Dr. Claude E. Shannon" -- The man-machines -- The game of kings -- Constructive dissatisfaction -- Professor Shannon -- Inside information -- A gadgeteer's paradise -- Peculiar motions -- Kyoto -- The illness -- Aftershocks
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xv, 366 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781476766690
Lccn
2016050944
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn962009552
  • (OCoLC)962009552

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